easy christmas eve appetizers

5 Easy Christmas eve appetizers everyone will love

Christmas is just around the corner. Why don’t we get our friends, family and loved ones in a festive vibe by serving them a tasty appetizer this Christmas Eve? There is no need to take so much time to cook as in this article, we are going to share with you 5 easy Christmas Eve appetizers you can effortlessly make even at the last minute.  

1. Warm Spinach-Sweet Onion Dip with Country Ham

Who wouldn’t love classic spinach dip with a Southern twist? Add sweet onions and diced country ham to upgrade any appetizer. Pair with pita chips or French bread slices. 

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2. Smoky Field Pea Hummus

To people’s surprise, homemade hummus is as easy as adding a few ingredients to your food processor. This recipe with field peas and crispy smoked ham is a serious upgrade from the store-bought stuff. Serve this dip alongside traditional crackers or chips, or add it to your dinner table for a light topping. 

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3. Mushroom-Stuffed Phyllo Cups

These last-minute bites use store-bought phyllo shells filled with mushrooms, shallots, and garlic. Since this appetizer only takes five minutes to bake, you can have it on hand for any event. Prepare the mixture earlier in the day and delight your guests with this effortless bite to eat. 

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4. Beef-and-Asparagus Bundles

Roll up a mixture of roast beef, vegetables, and herb-and-garlic spread for an almost no-bake appetizer. The only cooking required is blanching the asparagus. Tie together with chives for an extra special arrangement, or stick with the traditionally roll-up. 

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5. Orange-Basil Baked Brie

Buttery and flaky phyllo pastry makes for a mouth-watering appetizer. Combine this dough with sweet orange marmalade, sliced almonds, and fresh basil for a sweet and decadent appetizer. Serve warm and allow guest to cut their piece—they’ll probably go back for seconds. 

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We hope you enjoy making and eating one of these 5 easy Christmas Eve appetizers with your friends, family and loved ones on this Christmas Eve. If you have any other easy-to-make appetizers, feel free to share them with us in the comment section below. We’re keen to explore something new too!